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Daresbury Fundamental Bench Mark   


Location
Grid reference: SJ 5773 8236.
Landranger 108: Liverpool, Southport & Wigan.
Explorer 275: Liverpool.
Explorer 276: Bolton, Wigan & Warrington.
GPS network passive station: H1SJ5782.
Waypoint: FM0524.

Neighbouring Flush Brackets
2750 Daresbury 277.85m to the northeast.
G2478 Acton Grange 1.82km to the northeast.
2769 Preston Brook, Canal Bridge 1.92km to the southwest.
G3168 Preston Brook, Red Lion Hotel 2.04km to the southwest.
2858 Hatton Arms 2.14km to the east.
The nearest fundamental bench mark is Liverpool, 24.25km to the northwest.

Second Geodetic Levelling, England & Wales (1912-21)
This fundamental bench mark was used during the Second geodetic levelling, England & Wales, and was levelled with a height of 240.3670 feet [73.2639 metres] above mean sea level (Newlyn datum). It was included on the Daresbury to Wrexham, Liverpool to Daresbury and Macclesfield to Daresbury levelling lines.

Third Geodetic Levelling, England & Wales (1950-68)
This fundamental bench mark was used during the Third geodetic levelling, England & Wales, and was levelled with a height of 240.3670 feet [73.2639 metres] above mean sea level (Newlyn datum). It was included on the Daresbury to Liverpool, Macclesfield to Daresbury and Oswestry to Daresbury levelling lines.

Logged Visits
Visited on 2nd October 2016 by Dugswell2. Grid reference: SJ 5773 8236. Condition: Good.
An easy find although half buried.

Visited on 1st March 2016 by Orlandos_Rat. Grid reference: SJ 5773 8236. Condition: Good.
I didn't spot the arrow mentioned by AgentMancuso. Mind you, I wasn't looking for it. I was looking for the FBM, which was mostly buried.

Visited on 19th July 2012 by ChrisC. Condition: Good.
Clearly visible on a neatly trimmed roadside verge.

Visited on 14th August 2011 by mickandkim. Grid reference: SJ 577 823. Condition: Good.
Easy find next to wall

Visited on 8th May 2011 by Calico. Condition: Good.

Visited on 21st June 2010 by Griefmiester. Condition: Good.
Almost buired this one - with some mower damage - roadside loccation

Visited on 24th May 2008 by agentmancuso. Condition: Good.
Yellow painted arrow takes you there.
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